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The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations : The Illiterati's Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs, and Sayings - Jon R. Stone

The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations

The Illiterati's Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs, and Sayings

Hardcover Published: 22nd December 2004
ISBN: 9780415969086
Number Of Pages: 416

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"The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations" completes our enormously successful and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati series of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion, literature, drama, poetics, and war.
Distinguished by the combination of user-friendliness and comprehensiveness, this book will provide students, scholars, and general readers with an eminently browsable resource that is as useful as it is enjoyable.

"As the first general collection of Latin quotations published in ten years, this book offers wisdom and humor from classical, medieval, and renaissance periods. Its scope is wide (nearly 8000 quotations are listed)....Overall, this is a delightful and instructive collection. Its selected English-Latin index makes the book useful for beginners or those whose Latin is rusty." -Library Journal

Prefacep. ix
References and Sourcesp. xv
Pronunciation Guidep. xvii
Latin Proverbs and Maximsp. 1
Latin Mottoes and Phrasesp. 131
Familiar Latin Quotationsp. 225
Abbreviationsp. 335
Main Authors Citedp. 337
Selected English-Latin Indexp. 341
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ISBN: 9780415969086
ISBN-10: 0415969085
Series: Latin for the Illiterati
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 22nd December 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.67 x 16.2  x 2.77
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1